The University of Kent announces Music scholarships to talented instrumentalists and singers studying for any degree. Around fifteen scholarships are awarded to new applicants each year. It includes Music Performance Scholarships of up to £5,000 and Music Development Award (returning students), a year’s-worth of instrumental or vocal lessons. The scholarship is intended to encourage excellence and development in music performance and includes instrumental/vocal tuition with experienced teachers. The application deadline is 26 September 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Music.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Kent
Scholarship can be taken at: United Kingdom
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Eligibility: Scholarships/Awards will normally be allocated only to those whose musical/vocal interests and talents can be supported within the University community. The number of years of instrumental and/or vocal study and experience as well an applicant’s potential will be taken into account. Scholarship/Award recipients must be prepared to represent the University and to contribute to the cultural life of the University by participating in selected activities and events as designated by the Director of Music. Candidates must also be willing to act as ambassadors for the University and to agree to be featured in University publications and press releases.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of UK can apply for these Music scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The University of Kent recognises the role that music and culture plays in the development of the individual and the benefits cultural activities bring to the wider University community. It offers Music Performance Scholarships of up to £5,000 each year to talented instrumentalists and singers studying for any degree. The scholarship is intended to encourage excellence and development in music performance, and includes instrumental/vocal tuition with experienced teachers. Around fifteen scholarships are awarded to new applicants each year. In return, recipients are expected to make a major contribution to the musical life of the University. Scholarships will normally be allocated only to those students whose musical interests and talents can be supported within the University community.
Number of award(s): Around fifteen Music scholarships are awarded to new applicants each year.
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Music Performance Scholarships of up to £5,000 each year will be awarded to talented instrumentalists and singers studying for any degree. Music Development Award (returning students) is a year’s-worth of instrumental or vocal lessons.
Selection Criteria: Music Scholarships/Awards are intended to recognise and encourage excellence. Applicants would usually be expected to demonstrate some or all of the following criteria when submitting their written application:
-an advanced ABRSM grade (or equivalent, including RockSchool, Trinity or other international musical qualifications)
-a significant musical profile whilst in school / college / university or the local community
-appropriate performing experience at county or national level / conservatoire, e.g. youth choir, county orchestra, wind band, jazz or big band
-experience in giving public performances, e.g. gigs or solo recitals, major role in musical theatre productions
Notification: Interviews will be held until the end of Week 1 during which your audition will be arranged.
Mode of Application: Applicants can apply Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: There is no deadline prior to the start of the academic year, but early application for is advisable. Applications will only be considered up to 9am on Friday 26 September 2014, except in exceptional circumstances.